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The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22 Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
David SedarisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 15 Award-winning humor writer and master of satire David Sedaris returns to the Kennedy Center.
Whose Live Anyway?Strathmore
Sat. Oct 12 An evening of hilarious improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions
Sep. 20 – 29 To kick off the 30th Anniversary season, Signature Theatre produces its 30th Sondheim musical with the daring and darkly funny Tony Award®-winning musical of the twisted American Dream.
National Philharmonic: Eroica & BeethovenStrathmore
Sep. 21 – 22 “Eroica” Symphony is a groundbreaking work in Beethoven’s stylistic development, bringing together classical control and romantic exuberance.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Sep. 24 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
Tue. Oct 15 LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour.
1 Henry IVFolger Theatre
Sep. 20 – Oct. 13 Honor is a two-edged sword.
NSO Pops: An Evening with MaxwellThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Sep 20 The multi-Grammy® winner has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades.
REMIX: The Future is FemaleSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Sep 26 This happy hour event is all about music, art and women celebrating women.
Mariinsky Ballet: PaquitaThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13 Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.
Tue. Sep 24 Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
NemrThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5
Washington Performing Arts: Chick Corea TrilogyStrathmore
Wed. Oct 30
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent MythNational Archives
Tue. Sep 24
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Washington Performing Arts: Melbourne SymphonyThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Oct 16
The Four Italian TenorsCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5
Suffragettes in the Silent Cinema and Silent Feminists: America’s First Women DirectorsNational Archives
Fri. Sep 20
India.Arie: The Worthy TourStrathmore
Fri. Oct 11
Merce Cunningham Centennial: Compagnie Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-AngersThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 3 – 5
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19